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CLA 650
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  • Paris France Bibliothèque Nationale de France Lat. 13048 (foll. 31–58)
Script Corbie a-b Script
Date VIII ex (776 - 800)
Origin and Provenance

Written probably at Corbie, possibly at St Riquier. Was certainly at Corbie by the thirteenth century, for an ex-libris of that time is seen on fol. A: 'Liber Sancti petri corbeie'. Came to St Germain des Prés in the seventeenth century where it was numbered '884, olim 665' (see fol. 1). Came into the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Revolution. The St Petersburg part was acquired by Pierre Dubrowski during the Revolution.

CLA Vol. 5
TM Number TM 66818
Support Parchment
Contents Proba, Cento; Venantius Fortunatus, Carmina.
Script Commentary

Script is a fully developed example of the peculiar calligraphic minuscule known as a-b and described under 5.554. An added line in late Maurdramnus type is seen on fol. 58v at the end of text. MS Lat. 7701 (CLA 5.570) is a sister MS with the same dimensions and number of lines to a page.

Notes

☛De re diplomatica p. 352 and pl. V. 1; Nouveau Traité, III, pp 65–6, 74, 281 and pl. XXXVI. 1. 3, 4. 6. 5; XLIX. 2. 2. 5; pp. 67–8, 248, 281–2, 287 and pl. XXXVI. 1. 9. 2, 2. 1; XLVIII. 4. 2; XLIX. 2. 3. 4, 2. 4. 1., 2. 10.

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